Date: 1st September 2018
Time: 10:00 - 16:00
Today’s world can often make us feel s t r e t c h e d……pressure at work, not enough support , not enough hours in the day, no time for yourself………lost your get up and go for the fun things in life…………. lost your sparkle………..etc. This can then have an adverse affect on our health, relationships and overall quality of life.
Based on yoga principles, philosophy, movement, and breathing and relaxation techniques to help you recognise and manage stress and how you can apply them into your daily life and yoga practice.
Introducing Somatic Movement Exercise with Nicola Walter
Somatic Movement Exercise, created by Thomas Hanna, looks to educate clients toward a "somatic” perspective, that everything we experience in our lives is reflected in a bodily experience. Connecting at this inner felt-sense level empowers the individual to become more aware of how tension or habitual movement patterns can get stuck in the body and cause discomfort. Then, through tapping into our minds voluntary ability to focus, we can look to re-educate the body to regain comfort and ease. I find this beautifully supports the sutra of sthira sukham asanam in preparing for asana practice.The wonderful journey of study and teaching, started for me some seven years ago when I embarked on the BWY level 4 teaching Diploma. I then deepened my knowledge taking the BWY module in yoga nidra. Not long after that I came to the practice of mindfulness with MindfulnessUK, gaining the Mindfulness and Compassion level 4 CPCAB. And finally, to date, after being introduced to Somatics and taken with the practice for its ability to blend so beautifully with yoga and mindfulness I have recently trained with Align Somatics
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